have a thing in one's hands; have and keep fast in or with the hands or some other part of the body
contain; have a capacity of
have; cause to take place; make sth happen
remain unchanged; last
having sth in the hands
power or control of sb/sth
"he released his clasp on my arm"
"he has a strong grip for an old man"
"she kept a firm hold on the railing"
"he has a good grasp of accounting practices"
"he has a hold over them"
"instant replay caused too long a delay"
"he ordered a hold in the action"
"his detention was politically motivated"
"the prisoner is on hold"
"he is in the custody of police"
"he grabbed the hammer by the handle"
"it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
"hold in place"
"She always held herself as a lady"
"The students keep me on my toes"
"Hold this bowl for a moment, please"
"A crazy idea took hold of him"
"hold a reception"
"have, throw, or make a party"
"give a course"
"She has $1,000 in the bank"
"He has got two beautiful daughters"
"She holds a Master's degree from Harvard"
"take for granted"
"view as important"
"hold these truths to be self-evident"
"I hold him personally responsible"
"bear a grudge"
"entertain interesting notions"
"harbor a resentment"
"This holds the local until the express passengers change trains"
"About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade"
"The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center"
"The terrorists held the journalists for ransom"
"The landlord retained the security deposit"
"I reserve the right to disagree"
"She bears the title of Duchess"
"He held the governorship for almost a decade"
"The beam holds up the roof"
"He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam"
"What's holding that mirror?"
"The jar carries wine"
"The canteen holds fresh water"
"This can contains water"
"This hotel can accommodate 250 guests"
"The theater admits 300 people"
"The auditorium can't hold more than 500 people"
"The weather held"
"They held on the road and kept marching"
"She holds her head high"
"He carried himself upright"
"This theory still holds"
"Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
"The novel holds many surprises"
"The book holds in store much valuable advise"
"This box won't take all the items"
"The flask holds one gallon"
"reserve me a seat on a flight"
"The agent booked tickets to the show for the whole family"
"please hold a table at Maxim's"
"Hold that position behind the trees!"
"Hold the bridge against the enemy's attacks"
"He's held by a contract"
"I'll hold you by your promise"
"The soprano held the audience"
"This story held our interest"
"She can hold an audience spellbound"
"I hold to these ideas"
"The politician defied public opinion"
"The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"
"The bridge held"
"The same laws apply to you!"
"This theory holds for all irrational numbers"
"The same rules go for everyone"
"hold all calls to the President's office while he is in a meeting"
"moderate your alcohol intake"
"hold your tongue"
"hold your temper"
"control your anger"
"Hold the taxi"
"Hold the horse"
"The dissatisfied students held the President's office for almost a week"
"Halt the engines"
"Arrest the progress"
"halt the presses"
"She held her ears when the jackhammer started to operate"
"hold one's nose"
"He can hold his liquor"
"he had drunk more than he could carry"
"Hold the fire extinguisher directly on the flames"
"She was declared incompetent"
"judge held that the defendant was innocent"
"We agreed on the terms of the settlement"
"I can't agree with you!"
"I hold with those who say life is sacred"
"Both philosophers concord on this point"
"hold your breath"
The hold was generally firm when the fissures were not filled with ice.
出自： L. Stephen
Leslie Stephen's hold on his..daughter's imagination was the result..of the education he gave her.
出自： L. Gordon
My father..tried to break the Conservative hold on the Royal Borough.
出自： A. McCowen
The ship was simultaneously unloading cargo from three holds.
出自： T. Heggen
Oyia held her in a vice-like grip.
出自： E. Amadi
She held his hand.
出自： R. Ingalls
If they had not held him back, he would have beaten you black and blue.
They tried to hold us back when we fought the enemy.
He was so impatient that I could hardly hold him back.
Now that the end's in sight, nothing can hold him back.
No one can hold back the wheel of history.
They built dykes and dam to hold back the rising flood waters.
Shortage of capital was a factor holding back economic development.
缺乏资金是阻碍经济发展的一个因素。 hold sth ⇔ back
Jim was able to hold back his anger and avoid a fight.
They are accustomed to holding back their emotions.
他们习惯于抑制自己的感情。 hold back from v-ing
Though very angry,I held back from telling him exactly what I thought.
尽管我非常生气,仍克制自己未将我的感想告诉他。 hold sth ⇔ back
The laboratory has been advised to hold back any announcement of its findings.
They held back some important information.
Do not hold back the truth.
We were sure he was holding something back from us.
我们肯定他有些情况没告诉我们。 hold back
Mary is afraid of people; she always holds back when we take her to a party.
When danger appeared, every one of them held back.
Buyers are holding back.
Because of the uncertain state of the market, buyers are holding back.
When we left the room he was still holding forth on his adventures.
我们离开那房间时,他还在侃侃而谈他的历险记。 hold forth sth
Senator Smith held forth a suggestion.
Jane was very much abused by the landlady, but she held in her temper.
He held off for half an hour because of the rain.
If the rain holds off for a few days more, they can finish the planting.
The storm has held off so far. Let's hope it will move away.
现在风暴已延缓了,但愿它能过去。 hold sth ⇔ off
Their attorney has promised to hold off legal action for another week.
They're holding off their decision because of changing conditions.
由于情况变化,他们迟迟不作决定。 hold sb/sth ⇔ off
A squad of our troops held off six attacks of a numerically superior enemy.
We used five columns to hold off enemy reinforcements.
我们使用了五个纵队来阻止敌人的增援部队。 hold sb/sth ⇔ off
Hold your cat off.
Finally he came to realize it was his haughtiness that held people off.
Hold on for a minute,I've just got to put on my makeup.
等一会儿,我得化装一下。 hold on
Hold on,Zhang Long!
抓紧,张龙! hold on
She told the speaker to hold on while she was going to call the man he wanted to speak to.
The operator asked the caller to hold on until a connection was made.
接线员请打电话者不要挂断,等候电话接通。 hold on
I'll stay in Mexico as long as my money holds on.
They were holding on, waiting for the reinforcement.
It was rather hard to fulfil the task, but they held on and overfulfilled it.
虽说完成任务是困难的,但是他们坚持干下去,结果超额完成了任务。 hold sth ⇔ on
He was determined to hold on this job whatever difficulties he might run into.
I'm pleased to know that you still hold on a correspondence with her.
It was so windy that I had to hold onto my hat all the way along the street.
How long can the climber hold onto the cliff?
Don't panic, just hold onto that rock and I'll come to fetch you down.
The old man held onto his job stubbornly and would not retire.
You should hold onto your company and it will get better.
You should hold onto your oil shares.
Seeing her son again after two years' absence,Mother held out her arms to embrace him.
They held out the hand of friendship to me.
他们向我伸出了友谊之手。 hold sth ⇔ out
She held out her new skirt for us to see.
In his speech he held out a special example.
Radio astronomy investigations seem to hold out the best hopes of obtaining such proof.
射电天文学的调查研究似乎提供了获得此种证据的最大希望。 hold out
We must hold out till victory.
In spite of the earthquake damage, the residents are holding out in their determination to remain in their village.
尽管地震造成了破坏,居民们还是决心不离开村子。 hold out against sth
Our troops cannot hold out much longer against the superior force of the enemy.
面对敌人的优势我们的部队不可能坚持很久。 hold out for sth
The strikers held out for a raise of five cents an hour.
I hope this good weather will hold out for another week.
我希望这好天气能再持续一个星期。 hold out sth
This state of things holds out a cheerful prospect.
事态呈现出可喜的前景。 hold out on sb/sth
I don't know why he's been holding out on me.
Why didn't you tell me at once, instead of holding out on me?
The police suspected him of holding out on information important to the case.
The matter held over until the next meeting.
这件事推迟到下次会上再讨论。 hold sth ⇔ over
The judge said he would hold over the case till the next sitting of the court.
As for the hero's fate,I will hold it over for my next book.
The matter was held over until the next meeting.
此事被延至下次会议解决。 hold sth ⇔ over
Would you please hold over the rest of the goods?
请将其余货物保存起来好吗? hold sth ⇔ over
They are going to hold that movie over for a week again, it's very successful.
You can't be defeated as long as you hold together.
只要你们团结起来,就不会被打败。 hold sth together
The country needs a leader who will hold the nation together.
She was holding up an umbrella when I saw her in the street.
He held up the map so it could be seen more clearly.
They held their heads up.
他们昂着头。 hold up
Don't worry. The house will hold up.
别担心,房子不会倒下来。 hold sth ⇔ up
I thought that no one else could hold up such pain.
我认为任何别的人都忍受不住这样的疼痛。 hold sb/sth ⇔ up
Won't this hold up the field work?
Please step aside, my children! You are holding me up.
Two policemen held up a truck so as to inspect the driver's license.
Traffic on the bridge was held up for several hours because of the accident.
由于出了交通事故,桥上的交通受阻了好几个小时。 hold sb/sth ⇔ up
The thief pointed a gun at Wendy and held her up.
Masked men held up a wages van in South London.
That bank has been held up three times.
那家银行已遭劫三次。 hold sb/sth ⇔ up
Don't hold me up as a model.
不要拿我当典型。 hold up
I hope that the fine weather will hold up for some more days.
The weather held up and the match was played on time.
天气很好,比赛按时进行。 hold up
Everyone was doubtful at first, but his statement in detail held up.
I don't hold with these modern ideas.
I don't hold with the idea of postponing further discussion of the matter.
我不赞成推迟进一步讨论这件事的想法。 hold sth with sb
I hold with you that young people should dare to think, speak and act.
我同意你的看法,青年人是应该敢想、敢说、敢干。 hold with sb
I can't hold with him, he's insupportable.
We hold him innocent.We hold him to be innocent.We hold that he is innocent.
She held me by hand.
Hold on to my arm.
误 He had hold over his younger brother.
正 He had a hold over his younger brother.
析 have a hold over〔upon〕中的冠词a不能省略。